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WJEC A2 Level Applied Diploma in Medical Science Yr2 FT

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The Level 3 Applied Certificate/Diploma in Medical Science is about how we maintain health and the prevention and treatment of diseases. Medical scientists are at the forefront of healthcare services, as they are vital in the diagnosis of disease, determining the effectiveness of treatments and searching for new cures. These qualifications provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills in key scientific principles to support progress to higher education or employment in areas of Medical science.

Gofynion Mynediad

Minimum of 5 GCSE’s Grades A-C, including at least a C in Mathematics, English and Science

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YEAR 2: Unit 4: Medicines and treatment of disease. This unit develops knowledge and understanding about the science of medicines and how they work through their interactions with body systems. It also introduces cancer, its relationship to genetics, and the range of therapeutic treatments available. Unit 5: Clinical Laboratory techniques. This unit develops knowledge and understanding about the clinical laboratory techniques that can be used to assess body functions. The unit will enable you to perform tests which will accurately measure a range of biochemical and microbiological parameters. Unit 6: Medical case study. This unit is the overall synoptic unit for the Diploma qualification. It provides the opportunity to demonstrate your understanding of the connections between the other five units of this Medical Science qualification. The assessment involves medical case studies, which will require you to analyse the information provided and develop a thorough assessment of the condition based on the knowledge and understanding gained from the other units of this qualification.

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Unit 1 is an exam which makes up 25 % of the diploma qualification. Unit 2 is a non-exam assessment task which makes up 12.5% of the diploma qualification. This is marked by your teacher. Unit 3 is a non-exam assessment task which makes up 12.5% of the diploma qualification. This is marked by your teacher. Unit 4 is a non-exam assessment task which makes up 25% of the diploma qualification. This is marked by your teacher. Unit 5 is a non-exam assessment task which makes up 12.5% of the diploma qualification. This is marked by WJEC. Unit 6 is an exam which makes up 12.5 % of the diploma qualification.

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This qualification equips you with scientific knowledge and understanding, as well as practical skills that would support progression to a range of job roles within health care. Job roles such as those within the areas of life sciences, i.e. carrying out a range of laboratory and scientific tests to support the diagnosis and treatment of disease, this could include microscopic examination of tissue samples, analysis of blood cells to investigate anaemia or analysis of samples to identify the cause of an infection.

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04 Medi 2023 - 31 Gorffennaf 2024

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